Extra high superoxide dismutase in host tissue upgrades bleaching resistance in the “thermal adapted” and Durusdinium trenchii-associating coral

Jih-Terng Wang, Yu-Ting Wang, Allen Chen, Pei-Jei Meng, Kwee Siong Tew, Pei-Wen Chiang & Sen-Lin Tang
Global warming threatens reef-building corals with large scale bleaching events. Before being too late, uncovering potential adaptive capabilities to increasing temperature becomes one of the major thinking of saving corals. This study presents two coral species (Platygyra verweyi and Isopora palifera) surviving from a reef with regular hot water influx via a nearby nuclear power plant exhibited completely different bleaching susceptibility to acute thermal stress, even though both species shared several so-called “winner” characteristics (e.g.,...
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